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Diet And Supplements, Not Sun, For Daily Vitamin D

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The American Association for Cancer Research recently conducted a study that found many skin cancer survivors are skimping on proper sun protection. In fact, almost a quarter of melanoma survivors are not using sunscreen on a daily basis. Dermatologist Lisa Garner, M.D., said many patients believe they can’t avoid the sun because it’s their primary source of vitamin D. According to Dr. Garner, the proper way to get vitamin D is through a balanced diet and supplements, not the sun.